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Saturday 8/2/2014 - 7 & 9 Miles Day Hike/ C & D levels
West Mountain to Bear Mountain Loop
Starting from the Anthony Wayne Rec. area at exit 17 of PIP, hike up West Mtn via the Timp Torne (blue) trail. Then change to the AT (white) trail to go up Bear Mtn to the Perkins Tower. Come down the mountain via Major Welch Trail (red) to the lake for lunch. After lunch, follow the yellow trail to West Mtn and back to the parking lot. The shorter hike follows various short cuts to avoid the hills.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trailhead
Leaders: Leo Ngan/Rwei Su -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 8/2/2014 - 16 Miles Canoeing/Kayaking Trip / Level B/C
Del. Water Gap, PA/NJ
Adventure Sports on the Delaware River! This is a 16-mile canoeing/kayaking trip from Bushkill to Delaware Water Gap. Paddling time is about 6 hours. 2 people for each canoe and tandem kayak, and one person per solo kayak. Canoe is $40 per person and kayak is $44 per person. Children 2 - 17 yrs. traveling as a 3rd or 4th person in a canoe is $10. Registration before 7/23/2014.
Meeting Time/Place: 8:00AM at Adventure Sports, Delaware Water Gap
Leaders: Leo Sun/Bert Santos -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 8/9/2014 - 7 & 9 Miles Day Hike/ Levels B & C
Black Rock Forest, NY
The forest is famous for its reservoirs, ponds and the ridges. The easier hike takes advantage of the carriage roads. The more difficult hike follows the trails on the ridges. However no one will miss the views atop the Black Rock Summit.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:30 AM at the trail head or 8:00 AM at designated pickup
Leaders: Alex Wei/Daniel Do -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 8/16/2014 - 9 Miles Day Hike/ Level C
Ramapo Dunderberg Spiral Railway
Explore the remains of the unfinished Ramapo Dunderburg Spiral Railway, the tunnels and the fallen trestles. Follow the Timp-Torne trail (blue) to climb up the Timp. Enjoy many lookout points along the ridge. After lunch, take RD red through Bald Mtn & Cornell Mine to go back to parking lot.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:15 AM at the trail head or 8:00 AM at designated pickup locations
Leaders: MeiSheng Liu/Jim Mash -- Click to sign on the activity
Saturday 8/16/2014 - 10 mile Day Hike Level D
Sam\\\'s Point Preserve, Shawangunk, NY
The Preserve contains one of the best examples of a ridgetop dwarf pine barrens in the world. Start from visiting center, hiking through upper ice caves, Verkeerderkill Falls, High Point, Indian Rock and descending thru High Point & Smiley Carriageway to parking lot in Ellenville. Very primitive and rigid terrains. Strenuous hike in the summer heat. Experienced hikers only.
Meeting Time/Place: 9:00 AM at the trail head, 7:00AM at carpool pickup locations
Leaders: Ben Lee/Shui Kei Ng -- Click to sign on the activity
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2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 1), article by James Wang
2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 2), article by James Wang
2014 May - Annapurna Circuit 20 Days Hiking Trip (Part 3), article by James Wang
2014 May - Climbing Mount Shsta in California (in 2013), article by Helen Huang
2014 Spring - Mystery Canyon And Its Redbud Tree, article by Chi Chan
01/19/2014 - Spring Festival Party /Annual Meeting, photos by George Li
2013 September - Forbidding Canyon Excursion, article by Chi Chan
2013 July - 10 Days Trip to Washington State, photos by Wendy Zhou
08/24/2013 - Bearfort Mountain, NJ, photos by Rose Liu
2013 April - Peru Trip, Chapter 1, article by James Wang
2013 April - Peru Trip, Chapter 2, article by James Wang
2013 April - Peru Trip, Chapter 3, article by James Wang
2013 June - Bandelier National Monument Trip, Part1 - Renmants of the Ancient Past, article by Chi Chan
2013 June - Bandelier National Monument Trip, Part2 - Mt. Wheeler's Climb, article by Chi Chan
2013 June - Bandelier National Monument Trip, Part3 - Ghost Ranch, article by Chi Chan
2013 May - Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park, photos by Cici Hu
2013 Jan - 6 Days Snow Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park, photos by Cici Hu
07/20/2013 - Summer Get-together BBQ, Rockland Lake State Park, NY, photos by Ellen Guan
06/15/2013 - Hook Mountain, Rockland, NY, photos by Rose Liu
06/01/2013 - Spring Trail Maintenance (Shore Path), photos by Rose Liu
05/18/2013 - Norvin Green State Forest hike, photos by Rose Liu
05/04/2013 - Gin's 26 Miles Hike, article by Chung Leung
03/23/2013 - Black Rock Forest hike, photos by Rose Liu
03/23/2013 - Black Rock Forest hike, photos by Ellen Guan
02/02/2013 - Tuxedo park / Lake Sebago Loop hike, photos by Rose Liu
11/2012 - Into The Escalante, article by Chi Chan
09/2012 - Touring Alaska by RV,
article by Feng Chen
08/2012 - A Walk in The Woods, article by Chi Chan
07/2012 - 10 Days Trip to Glacier National Park, photos by Wendy Zhou
7/15/2012 - CMCNY Annual BBQ/ Picnic, Franklin Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights, NY, photos by Joe Chan
7/15/2012 - CMCNY Annual BBQ/ Picnic, Franklin Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights, NY, photos by Feng Chen
7/15/2012 - CMCNY Annual BBQ/ Picnic, Franklin Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights, NY, photos by Rose Liu
6/16/2012 - Beginners' Guided Kayaking Tour, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, photos by Feng Chen
6/02/2012 - Semi-annual Trail Maintenance (Shore Path) , Palisades Interstate Park, NY/NJ, photos by Hong Huang
5/26/2012 - Memorial Day Camping at North-South Lake, Catskill, NY, photos by James Wang
4/21/2012 - The New Era of Gin's 26-mile Hike,
article by Chi Chan
4/21/2012 - Mission Completed - A Novice Long Distance Hiker's Training Towards Gin's 26 miles ,
article by James Wang
5/12/2012 - Splitrock Reservoir Loop, Farny State Park, NJ , photos by Rose Liu
2/25/2012 - Novin Green State Forest, photos by Rose Liu
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Our day hikes are rated from Level A to Level F. Level A being the earliest; Lever D and above are for experience hikers only. Please contact leader if you are uncertain about what level of hiking activity should you participate. Click here to see CMCNY Hiking Rating System.
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